Information Technology Option

Business and Information Technology

Bachelor of Science

Management of Information

The world revolves around technology.

More than 50 percent of all U.S. economic activity is related to information technology (IT). Technology is critical to the operation of businesses in today’s world. Investing in a degree that teaches you about the innovative ways IT is used to help organizations succeed will assure you a high starting salary at graduation. A major shortage of information systems professionals also means there are more job opportunities available than there are graduates.


As a BIT major with the IT option, you will learn how to:

  • Analyze the latest technology and how it can be used effectively within organizations;
  • Design, build and maintain information systems that support both business operations and managerial decision-making.

The program covers:

  • Business process analysis;
  • Project management;
  • Evidenced-based decision-making;
  • The information value-chain;
  • Databases and business modeling;
  • Systems integration.


Careers in IT offer high-paying jobs with tremendous job growth and multiple career paths. Many graduates work directly for IT companies, but you can work in nearly any company.

You will have job opportunities in a variety of industries, including entertainment, national defense, petroleum, transportation, education, health care and finance. Information systems are also key components in the success of other functional business areas such as accounting, supply chain management, finance and marketing.

The Montana Tech Business Department prides itself on preparing graduates for the dynamic world of information technology. This is your opportunity to join a team of motivated students to help the organizations of the world effectively manage information technology!